SRDF SRA & SRM TestFailover with existing snapshots

Can the SRDF SRA use an older snapshot/clone/etc. rather than taking a fresh copy each time? Very occasionally I get this question from customers, particularly those who have seen the RecoverPoint functionality. For those who are not familiar with RecoverPoint (RP), it is another replication technology that we have that permits both local and remote…

SRDF/Metro WP Update

Just a quick post to let you know I completed the update of my SRDF/Metro whitepaper to reflect both changes in the 5977 2016 Q3 SR and the SRDF SRA 6.2 release. In short, here are the general changes: Included new functionality for virtual witness (vWitness). Though the environment I present in the paper uses a physical witness,…